Pedestrian Killed by Car in Howell

Police in Howell are investigating a pedestrian strike that caused fatal injuries to a pedestrian on Tuesday night in the Township.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of U.S. 9 southbound near Kent Street to investigate a crash with injuries.

Units arrived to find a severely injured unidentified person lying o the ground after a car struck them just before 11:30 p.m at that location.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene according to published reports.

It is not immediately clear if the driver stayed at the scene at this time. Police closed a portion of Route 9 for the crash investigtion but the road has since been reopened.

The investigation is active, ongoing and in its early stages.